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How to Pronounce Defense: Learn how to pronounce Defense in English correctly

Learn how to say Defense correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word defence:

noun
1 [mass noun] the action of defending from or resisting attack:
methods of defence against this kind of attack
she came to the defence of the eccentric professor
he spoke in defence of a disciplined approach
[count noun] an instance of defending a title or seat in a contest or election:
his first title defence against Jones
military measures or resources for protecting a country:
the minister of defence
[as modifier]:
defence policy
a means of protecting something from attack:
wire netting is the best defence against rabbits
(defences) fortifications or barriers against attack:
coastal defences
2the case presented by or on behalf of the party accused of a crime or being sued in a civil lawsuit:
the farmer’s defence was that he intended only to wound the thief
(the defence) [treated as singular or plural] the counsel for the defendant in a lawsuit:
the defence requested more time to prepare their case
3(in sport) the action or role of defending one’s goal or wicket against the opposition:
Wolves were pressed back into defence
(the defence) the players in a team who defend the goal:
despite heavy pressure the defence was coping well
Ford returns to United’s defence
[count noun]:
dribbling through defences
Phrases
defence in depth
the arrangement of defensive lines or fortifications so that they can defend each other.
Origin:
Middle English: from Old French defens, from late Latin defensum (neuter), defensa (feminine), past participles of defendere ‘defend’